subendothelial layer


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subendothelial layer

[¦səb‚en·də′thē·lē·əl ′lā·ər]
(histology)
The middle layer of the tunica intima of veins and of medium and larger arteries, consisting of collagenous and elastic fibers and a few fibroblasts.